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Letter to the editor: Media gives killers acclaim

The savage creature who mowed down peaceful Muslims at worship in New Zealand committed this atrocity while basking in the glow of knowing that his grievances against those who are not white would be broadcast throughout the world and that first and foremost, we would remember him for all time, not his victims.

The killer broadcast the massacre live on Facebook and had a manifesto which is now being publicized and examined. His photograph is being prominently featured and circulated on television and in newspapers, providing him precisely the infamy that he sought: social, broadcast and print media serving as accomplices to the crime.

It is aberrant to provide such forums for twisted and murderous individuals to achieve what they see as international acclaim and it helps to ensure that we have not seen the last of such senseless barbarity.

Oren Spiegler

South Strabane

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